Holidays In Aberdeenshire

Discover a land where grand landscapes meet the sea and the thriving Granite City boasts beautiful architecture and cultural gems. Aberdeenshire is much-loved by the Royal Family, and is a region with a maritime legacy which offers lively events and a selection of exciting activities. With its charismatic blend of unspoilt countryside, spectacular coastline and a bustling, sophisticated city, Aberdeen City and Shire offers visitors everything from crumbling castles to pristine beaches, thrilling Highland games, delicious food and drink, remarkable wildlife and more set against some of Scotland’s most dramatic scenery. Discover historic buildings on Scotland's only dedicated Castle Trail, which brings together 17 of Aberdeenshire's most iconic castles. Explore the amazing landscape of the Cairngorms National Park, the largest National Park in Britain. Wonder through the cultural delights of Aberdeen, Scotland's Granite City and learn about its proud maritime history.

Here we have picked a handful of some of our favourite pubs with accommodation and things to do when in Aberdeenshire.

Kildrummy Inn, Alford, Aberdeenshire
Kildrummy Inn is a family owned and run establishment situated at the heart of rural Aberdeenshire, offering a mixture of affordable luxury and comfort. The inn has four newly refurbished, en-suite bedrooms with views across the peaceful countryside. With an AA four star grading, the well equipped rooms have double or twin beds, TV, WiFi and Tea and coffee making facilities and luxury touches. Families are very welcome and menus can be adapted for younger children. There is a well stocked wine cellar to compliment the menu and a good range of artisan beers and spirits...and of course a comprehensive range of single malts. Rooms from £80 B&B.

The Boat Inn, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire
Situated in the village of Aboyne in Royal Deeside and nestling on the banks of the beautiful river Dee, The Boat Inn is the perfect place to get away from it all. The Inn has retained many original features such as exposed granite fireplaces and internal pine work. They serve quality food, using the best of ingredients, most of which will be sourced locally and of course, always have a varied selection of hot beverages, real ales, wines, spirits and soft drinks. The inn has 8 stunning new en-suite bedrooms, many with panoramic views of the River Dee. All modern amenities come as standard, including WiFi, TV, Tea and Coffee making facilities and walk in showers. Rooms from £70 B&B.

The Wellington Hotel, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Located close to the centre of Aberdeen, The Wellington Hotel provides modern rooms and a restaurant. The hotel is located just off the Wellington Road and offers a convenient destination for both families and business alike. The restaurant benefits from a large window wall at one end allowing light to flood through making a pleasant and inviting environment. The Hotel has 20 well appointed bedrooms which are perfect for a comfortable and restful retreat for those away from home. The majority of the bedrooms are located to the rear of the building away from the road and all benefit from en-suite shower rooms, TV’s and there is free WiFi in the restaurant for everyone to use. Rooms from £59 B&B.

The Cock and Bull, Balmedie, Aberdeenshire
You can enjoy a meal in the contemporary conservatory, cosy lounge with log fire or the traditional restaurant. You can also enjoy bed and breakfast in our beautiful Blairton cottage. Located over half mile from the North Sea coast, the Cock and Bull is an intimate inn offering great food, real ale, spacious rooms and free WiFi in public areas. Each room at the Cock and Bull includes stylish interiors, an elegant bathroom with free toiletries, as well as a flat-screen TV. Most rooms offer wonderful views of the countryside. The restaurant serves fresh white fish and shellfish landed in Peterhead, Beef and Pork from the stock farms of Buchan and Kincardineshire, Game from the Highlands, as well as seasonal vegetables. Breakfast can be provided either in your room, the restaurant or in a private garden. Rooms from £95 B&B.

Black Bull Inn, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire
The Black Bull Inn is a traditional pub in the heart of Inverurie. The Black Bull has kept much of the original style and character from its days as a Drovers Inn in the 1950’s, but has also introduced a more modern feel to cater for all ages. Above the thriving pub of the Black Bull Inn are three new, En Suite Bedrooms available, whether you want to rest your head after a hard day’s work, visiting the area on holiday, or here for a family wedding, we have accommodation to suit you. We have two twin and one double room. Enjoy one of the heartiest breakfasts in the North East made to order exactly how you would like it. Rooms from £80 B&B

Things To Do:

Doonies Farm
Doonies rare breeds farm covers 134 acres on the southern side of Aberdeen from nigg bay to cove. The farm is only 15 mins away from the centre of Aberdeen.

Balmoral Castle
Set in the magnificent scenery of Royal Deeside, is the Balmoral Estate. The grounds and gardens are open every day until 2nd august. Take part in one of the fascinating safari tours of Balmoral Estate.

Haddo House
Haddo House was designed by Scottich architecht William Adam in 1732 and is a brilliant example of a historic Scottich stately home. It houses impressive collections of period furniture, ceramics and art, including paintings by Sir Thomas Lawrence and James Giles. 

Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Aberdeen Maritime Museum tells the tale of the city’s lengthy relationship with the sea. This award-winning museum is located on the historic ship row and includes Provost Ross’s house, which was built in 1593.

GlenDronach Distillery
Take a look around one of Scotland's oldest working distilleries and discover the history and traditions of single malt whisky. Nestled among outstanding scenery and an unspoilt environment, the distillery is located within an area containing an abundance of visitor attractions, castles and gardens.

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